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The Vineyards hosts model grand opening this weekend

Lennar, one of the nation’s leading home builders since 1954, is kicking off its model grand opening at The Vineyards in Homestead this weekend in a big way, a company official says.

All homes ready for immediate move-in at The Vineyards community in Miami-Dade County are priced to sell this weekend from the $170,000s. Plus, this weekend only, the builder is including one of two very exciting packages with every new home purchase.

On Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lennar invites home shoppers to come explore the brand new decorated Umbria model homes at The Vineyards, on SW 320th Street and 147th Avenue, and learn of the possibilities of moving into one of the California-style luxurious townhomes and single-family homes from the $170,000s.

This weekend, buyers are encouraged to find out why now is the time to buy a new home at The Vineyards. Total monthly payments for one of these beautiful new homes begin as low as $1,262 a month with a 3 percent interest rate (3.14 percent APR), 30-year 5/1 ARM program with 3.5 percent down payment, rate can increase or decrease in years six through 30 based on index changes (the rate in year six could be as high as 4 percent) through Lennar’s approved lender, Universal American Mortgage Company. Homebuyers who are just beginning the process of shopping are encouraged to stop by and speak with one of Universal American Mortgage loan advisors who will provide as much information and details as they can, says the official.

In addition, a free credit report can be provided to anyone interested. Everyone has the right to a free credit report from or 877-322-8228, the only authorized source under federal law and prequalifications are also available through Universal American Mortgage Company, says the official.

Lennar’s gorgeous California Collection of homes at The Vineyards feature designs inspired by the luxurious homes of California both inside and out. The designs in the collection were kept true to their original architectural style, says the spokesperson.Stone exteriors, decorative shutters and ironwork and barrel tile roofs, all blend with the rich palates of exterior colors that create the beautiful, unique and diverse home styles typically seen in California. The same look and feel carries through to the spacious interiors.

The beautiful new master-planned community includes a pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and clubhouse full of activities. The Umbria collection of townhomes at The Vineyards offers buyers four floor plans to choose from that range from 1,724 to 2,017 square feet. Townhomes include three to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three bathrooms and a garage. They are priced from the mid $100,000s.

With everything The Vineyards represents, value, luxury and location, it is quite simply an extraordinary way of life, says the spokesperson.

For more information on The Vineyards model grand opening stop by the Lennar Welcome Home Center at “The Isles at Oasis” on SW 320th Street and 120th Avenue or call the Welcome Home Center at 866-716-0877 or visit

Lennar Welcome Home Centers are open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information on Miami-Dade communities call 866-716-0877, for Broward communities call 866-688-7052 and for Palm Beach/Treasure Coast communities call 877-873-1469.

Realtor participation is welcome.